Overlake students shine in SAT

  • Friday, May 30, 2008 3:38pm
  • News

Overlake students shine in SAT

Thirteen juniors at The Overlake School in Redmond are among the 50,000 highest-scoring students out of 1.5 million who took the 2007 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test and met requirements to enter the 2009 National Merit Scholarship Program.

They are Sophie Arlow of Medina, Seth Bensussen of Bellevue, John Berude of Monroe, Devika Dhawan of Kirkland, Scott Franklin of North Bend, Adam Greenberg of Woodinville, Ariana Hajmiragha of Redmond, Owen Jones of Medina, Scott Lindemann of Sammamish, Victor Lowney of Redmond, Alice Madden of Woodinville, Natalie Solski of Bellevue and Chloe Wilson of Woodinville.

Walking tours start this Sunday

The Redmond Historical Society’s popular walking tours of downtown Redmond will be held on Sundays, May 18, June 22 and Sept. 21, from 1-2:30 p.m. Tours led by Tom Hitzroth begin in front of the historic Justice White House (now home of The Matador Restaurant and Tequila Bar) across from Half-Priced Books on Leary Way.

Cost is $6 per person and proceeds will go toward the purchase of a bench for the walking route. Tours are not held in the rain.

To reserve a spot, call (425) 885-2919 or e-mail

Event to benefit school foundation

The public is invited to a friendship dance and silent auction to support the Guatemalan Friendship School Foundation, on Friday, May 16 from 7-9 p.m. at the Rosa Parks Elementary School Gym.

Rosa Parks Elementary is located at 22845 NE Cedar Park Crescent. Admission is $2. The silent auction will feature handmade items from Guatemala. All the proceeds from the dance and auction will go to support the Friendship School in Guatemala.

In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

More in News

Local restaurants have had to adapt to new rules during the COVID pandemic. Pictured: JP’s Tavern in Federal Way’s turkey club sandwich with a side of tater tots. File photo
State lawmakers propose bill to fast-track the governor’s reopening plan

Bill’s sponsors want to give legislature control over COVID-19 restrictions.

Fentanyl. (Courtesy photo)
King County reports record numbers of drug overdose deaths

Preliminary toxicology testing shows most overdose victims used multiple types of drugs.

Jay Inslee takes the oath of office for his third term as governor. (Governor Jay Inslee)
Governor Inslee: We are going forward toward a ‘new normal’

At the start of an historic third term, the governor is charting a course out of the pandemic.

The ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) arrives home at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol in this 2015 file photo. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Brian Badura/Released)
What could Biden’s nuclear policy look like?

King County sits only miles away from one-third of the deployed U.S. nuclear arsenal.

State representatives respond to roll call during an online meeting before their swearing in on Friday. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Other state representatives respond to roll call over a virtual meeting before their swearing in on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Click to unmute: Legislators prepare for an online session

State lawmakers will work remotely as they tackle COVID-19, economic recovery, police reform and more.

File photo.
King County to expand COVID-19 vaccination efforts

“16,000 adults must be vaccinated every day for six months,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine.

Photo by Elvert Barnes/Flickr
Seattle renters seek cheaper rent in surrounding cities

One factor includes the ability to work remotely, according to housing economist.

Courtesy of the Department of Health
State health officials announce next steps for vaccines

From the Washington State Department of Health: On Jan. 6, the Washington… Continue reading

Most Read